Nick Saban Becomes Highest Paid College Football Coach…… Again
FILE - Alabama head coach Nick Saban leaves the field after their win against Ohio State in an NCAA College Football Playoff national championship game in Miami Gardens, Fla., Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. Alabama is No. 1 in the college football Preseason Top 25. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

Nick Saban is once again the highest paid college football coach in America.  The University of Alabama board of trustees approved a one-year extension and a raise for Saban.  The new deal runs through February 2030 and will pay him an average of $11.7 million per year.  On July 21st, Georgia football coach, Kirby Smart, signed a new 10 year extension which made the highest paid college football coach over Nick Saban who was the highest paid.  But 31 days later, Saban is back at the top with this new deal.

Alabama opens up their season with a home game on September 3rd against Utah State.  But they head to Austin to take on the Texas Longhorns in week 2 of the season.

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